How do PNC Bank and Wells Fargo compare?
- Choose this lender for low down payment options
- Watch out for poor customer service
- A good option for commercial real estate loans
- Choose this lender for down payments as low as 3%
- Watch out for hidden fees and scandals
- A good option for borrowers who want to automate their payments
Neither of these seems the right fit?
- Multiple loan choices
- Low down-payment options
- Online application tracking
- Low down payment
- Use gift funds
- Easy application process
- Limited branch locations
- Customer complaints
- Slow customer service
PNC isn't credited with the Better Business Bureau (BBB), but receives an A- rating from it as of September 2019. On average, customers give PNC a low 1 out of 5 stars on the BBB site.
Of the over 1,500 complaints on the BBB website, only two are unanswered and one is unresolved. Many customers report having issues with customer service, unexpected fees and poorly handled fraud cases.
Reviews for this lender are mixed, but trend toward negative. First-time homebuyers recommend Wells Fargo for its thorough guidance through the home loan process. Other borrowers praise its mortgage specialists for their professionalism and helpful advice over the phone.
Of the complaints, the most frequent was of customer service's slow response time and the excessive documents needed to assess loan applications.
As of February 2022, Trustpilot gives Wells Fargo a rating of 1.3 out of 5 stars based on 674 ratings. The Better Business Bureau doesn’t give Wells Fargo a rating, but it gets a customer score of 1.07 out of 5 stars based on 505 reviews, and the BBB has recorded over 1,712 complaints closed in the last year alone.
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